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Lucyna Cierocke v Viking Lodge Hotel [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
  • Legal Body
    Equality Tribunal
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination and Equality, Pay and Conditions of Employment
Issues covered: Employment Equality Acts; Discriminatory Treatment; Discriminatory Dismissal; Race; Condition of employment; Prima facie case

In this case during the ‘protected period, under the Pregnant Workers Directive 92/85, the Equal Treatment Directive and sections 6 and 8 of the Employment Equality Acts.

The claimant had visited the workplace with her baby during her maternity leave. The Tribunal accepted the “consistent and credible accounts” of the respondent’s witnesses that some discussion took place over whether she could change her working hours and the manner of her future payment, although the complainant disputed this.

However, in line with decisions such as Parcourt Ltd t/a Café Viena v A Worker EED0211 and also

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This article is correct at 27/07/2012

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